Renewal: Thought, Word, and Deed [NOOK Book]

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This collection of short essays, sermons, lectures, reviews, analyses, and poems is offered as a means to provoke thought, inspire imagination, and encourage conversation about the future of the church. Church renewal awaits a renewed synergy of theology, homily, and energy. Together, thought, word, and deed offer us much as we face an unforeseen future. There is much for which to be thankful, and much to be excited about as the church moves forward into the twenty-first century. A healthy future of stimulated ...
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Renewal: Thought, Word, and Deed

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Overview

This collection of short essays, sermons, lectures, reviews, analyses, and poems is offered as a means to provoke thought, inspire imagination, and encourage conversation about the future of the church. Church renewal awaits a renewed synergy of theology, homily, and energy. Together, thought, word, and deed offer us much as we face an unforeseen future. There is much for which to be thankful, and much to be excited about as the church moves forward into the twenty-first century. A healthy future of stimulated learning, excellent leadership, and lay ministry_thought, word, and deed!_may be coming toward us.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780761846925
  • Publisher: Hamilton Books
  • Publication date: 7/29/2009
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 162
  • File size: 2 MB

Meet the Author

The Rev. Dr. Robert Allan Hill is dean of Marsh Chapel and professor of New Testament and Pastoral Theology at Boston University. He has thirty years of pastoral experience and preaching, is a leader in the Northeast and around the country in theological education and large church ministry, and serves as both a preacher and teacher in Boston. Together, Bob and Jan Hill have served eight churches of various sizes, types, and locations.
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Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Preface
Chapter 2 Chapter 1: God at Night: Faith is a Walk in the Dark
Chapter 3 Chapter 2: The Furture of Theological Education and Renewal of the Church
Chapter 4 Chapter 3: Functional Literacy
Chapter 5 Chapter 4: One Example of Seminary Renewal
Chapter 6 Chapter 5: Surviving Survival : Leaves from the Notebook of a Survivor
Chapter 7 Chapter 6: The Call to Preach: God at Dawn
Chapter 8 Chapter 7: Renewall Resources for Clergy: The Logic of Renewal
Chapter 9 Chapter 8: Designs for Preaching
Chapter 10 Chapter 9: Pastoral Preaching: Proverbs in Pittsburgh
Chapter 11 Chapter 10: Spiritual Leadership: Another Ministry Option
Chapter 12 Chapter 11: God is Love: Signposts at the Trail Head
Chapter 13 Chapter 12: Our Space: Toward a Constructive Theology of Common Ground
Chapter 14 Chapter 13: The Nature and Mission of the Church: Ecclesiology and New Creation
Chapter 15 Chapter14: Renewal Resources for Laity: Lischer, Stone, Ashton, Drucker
Chapter 16 Chapter 15: After Thirty Years: Exit Interview on What Works and Matters
Chapter 17 Bibliography
Chapter 18 Index
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